The Ryerson Rams are focused on the ultimate prize. Wind of an impressive 13-6 regular season record coupled with their 10th straight playoff appearance was taken out of its sails by the disappointment of failing to defend their 2015-16 title. Rams finished 14th, 14th, and 15th out of 17 schools in three-point percentage (24.7), attempts […]
Canadian basketball was on the cusp of something special back in 2008. Cory Joseph and Tristan Thompson – years away from their NBA debuts – silently pioneered a youth movement to one of best prep schools in the U.S., opening the doors for their fellow countrymen. The high school talent was exploding with two basketball titans – Eastern Commerce and Pickering High – taking centre stage and showcasing a record number of future National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Canadian ballers. And an off-season deal for the hotly touted Hedo Turkoglu had the Toronto Raptors’ fanbase delirious for the upcoming season. But in the middle of it all the Ryerson Rams basketball program stood oddly still.
Team sign-up sheets for post-secondary schools in Ontario are usually filled with familiar options. But in a new era dominated by the rise of technology, those aforementioned traditional sheets now contain different teams looking for their new star, such as a new AD Carry for the League of Legends team or an experienced rifler in […]